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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 047-98
March 03, 1998

National Women's History Month Observance

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host the Pentagon observance of National Women’s History month at the Pentagon at 2 p.m. (EST), Thursday, March 5, 1998.

Tipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore, will be the keynote speaker. Senior Master Sgt. Jacquelyn T. Marshall, U.S. Air Force, will give the enlisted address. Additionally, Erika Martinez, age 12, of John Tyler Elementary School, which is a DoD sponsored school, will read her winning essay on “Living the Legacy of Women’s Rights,” and will be recognized on the podium.

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Women’s Rights Movement

The observance will be held in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070. Media must be in place no later than 1:25 p.m.

Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

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